Author Archives: Lesley

MHRA Alert: Abbott FreeStyle Libre

January 2019 TL:DR – Skin barriers might affect Libre performance FreeStyle Libre flash glucose sensing – Use of barrier methods to reduce skin reactions to the sensor adhesive Problem MHRA is aware that some users of the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose … Continue reading

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Market research: T1D, aged 18+, Libre users on MDI. Italy & Spain only. Amazon voucher for online survey

Market research opportunity: T1D Libre users on mulitple daily injections – £15 incentive for 20-minute online survey. Italy/Spain residents only! Creative Medical Research is looking for adult Libre users in Italy and Spain to take part in a 20-minute online survey. … Continue reading

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Working together to improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes – charities JDRF and INPUT announce merger

JDRF and INPUT are pleased to announce that the two charities are joining forces. With the help of our amazing supporters, the two charities have achieved much separately and this merger will unite two strong voices for people with type 1 diabetes … Continue reading

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Fusion 2018 blog post by Alasdair (speaker)

Alasdair, who spoke in the #WeAreNotWaiting session, wrote about INPUT Fusion on his blog. He writes: “I attended the INPUT FUSION day on the 2nd of June in the London Irish Centre in Camden. It has become a yearly event … Continue reading

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Fusion 2018 guest post by Carole

I’m so pleased that I went to the INPUT Fusion meeting, as I learned much more about available technology, how it works and where it’s going. As a ‘lady of a certain age’ I confess I find technology can be … Continue reading

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i-Port Advance injection port for MDI users

Medtronic are celebrating World Diabetes Day! i-Port Advance™ is now available at a discounted price for a limited time only – offer ends 28 November 2017 How many times do you inject over 3 days? Would you like to reduce that … Continue reading

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Access to Flash Glucose Monitoring (Flash GM)

Diabetes UK, INPUT and JDRF believe that Flash GM devices should be made available to any adult or child with type 1 diabetes, and to people with other forms of diabetes when intensive insulin therapy becomes necessary as outlined in our guideline. … Continue reading

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New OneTouch Reveal mobile app

Press release by OneTouch on 12 September 2017 New OneTouch Reveal® Mobile App Empowers People with Diabetes to Manage their Blood Sugar and Easily Connects them with their Diabetes Care Support Network Easy-to-use interconnected diabetes management system changes the way … Continue reading

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REPOSE study – its value and impact

You may have seen the social media storm that unfolded when the REPOSE study was published in March 2017. With this article we hope to give all relevant information and perhaps calm some fears. Link to research article in BMJ … Continue reading

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DIaMonD study suggests CGM helps those on MDI

Two randomised controlled trials, recently published in the Journal of American Medicine Association (JAMA), suggest that Controlled Glucose Monitoring (CGM) greatly benefits people with type 1 diabetes (T1) who use multiple daily insulin injections (MDI), and not only the minority using … Continue reading

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